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 This day in History - July 21
368 Historic Events for July 21
1955

Tacho Ocheriski, singer (Putting on the Ritz)

Birth
1955

1st sub powered by liquid metal cooled reactor launched-Seawolf

Event
1956

Cin Red pitcher Brooks Lawrence loses after 13 straight wins

Event
1956

US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Enwetak

Event
1957

39th PGA Championship: Lionel Hebert at Miami Valley GC Dayton Ohio

Event
1957

1st black to win a major US tennis tournament (Althea Gibson)

Event
1957

Bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies

Death
1957

Jon Lovitz, Tarzana Calif, actor (SNL, League of their Own, Critic)

Birth
1957

Marilynn Smith/Fay Crocker wins Hot Springs 4-Ball Golf Tournament

Event
1957

Rockley Wilson, cricketer (bro of Clem, Test for England 1921), dies

Death
1959

Red Sox are last team to use a black player (Pumpsie Green)

Event
1959

1st nuclear powered merchant ship, NS Savannah, christened, Camden NJ

Event
1959

Stuart Young-Black, Cheshire England, Canadian equestrian (Oly-96)

Birth
1960

Matt Mulhern, Phila, actor (Biloxi Blues)

Birth
1960

Lance Guest, Saratoga Calif, actor (Lance-Lou Grant)

Birth
1960

Country of Katanga forms in Africa

Event
1960

In Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) Sirima Bandaranaike is world's 1st woman PM

Event
1960

Francis Chichester arrive in NY aboard Gypsy Moth II, setting record of 40 days for a solo Atlantic crossing

Event
1961

Henry Ellard, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)

Birth
1961

Don Wilson, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)

Birth
1961

Jim Martin, Oakland CA, rock guitarist (Faith No More-Real Thing)

Birth
1961

Launch of Mercury 4 (Liberty Bell) with Grissom

Event
1962

Ike Eisenmann, Houston Tx, actor (Scott-Fantastic Journey)

Birth
1962

160 civil right activists jailed after demonstration in Albany Ga

Event
1962

Battles on Chinese and Indies boundary

Event